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Paddle
Sunrise paddling

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Noun

Singular
paddle

Plural
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  1. A two-handed, single-bladed oar used to propel a canoe or a small boat.
  2. A double-bladed oar used for kayaking.
  3. Time spent on paddling.
    We had a nice paddle this morning.
  4. A slat of a paddleboat's wheel.
  5. A paddlewheel.
  6. A blade of a waterwheel.
  7. (UK) a meandering walk through shallow water, especially at the seaside.
  8. A kitchen utensil shaped like a paddle and used for mixing, beating etc.
  9. A ping-pong bat.
  10. A flat limb of turtle or other sea animal, adapted for swimming.
  11. In a sluice, a panel that controls the flow of water.
  12. A group of inerts

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Verb

Infinitive
to paddle

Third person singular
paddles

Simple past
paddled

Past participle
-

Present participle
paddling

to paddle (third-person singular simple present paddles, present participle paddling, simple past and past participle paddled)
  1. (transitive) To propel something through water with a paddle, oar or hands.
  2. To row a boat with less than one's full capacity.
  3. (transitive) To spank.
  4. (intransitive) (UK) To walk or dabble playfully in shallow water, especially at the seaside.

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